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Taking the Pulse of Our Planet

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WMU_BIOS 1620 Section 1

BIOS 1620 at Western Michigan University is aiming to get students outside more often, to observe the world around them. This is done in part by creating a six week lecture & laboratory activity around the teachings of phenology, citizen science, and climate change, for students will gain perspective on the changing world and the campus around them.

Organization Type: 
Plan to Use Nature's Notebook for:: 
Answering science questions
Status and trends (or baseline) monitoring
Getting students involved with research
Getting students outside
Contributing to a national effort
Entrypoint for citizen science
This LPP is working with K-16 students: 
More than 30 students: 
Under-served Communities: 
Under-served how?: 
Some students are underrepresented in STEM
Involves indigenous communities: 
Personal Site Network: 
First Observation Date: 
March, 2018
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